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It is quite a baffling or confusing moment when your WiFi is connected but there is no Internet access. Some users think that maybe they didn’t perform new extender setup properly or perhaps they are not getting good signals from their ISP. In this post, we will provide you some troubleshooting tips to get rid of this issue. Allow us to explain you in details.
- Restart devices
The first and foremost thing people usually do in this situation is restart their devices. Turn off both modem as well as router and wait for a few seconds and then turn them on again. Moreover, don’t forget to restart your computer as well to make sure things are going great. As soon as all the gadgets are reset, try to connect them again. Users may also experience the same issue while performing Netgear wifi extender setup. In such cases, restart your range extender and router.
- Reset your router
Though it is a little harsh option, it solves all such types of problems in a jiffy. Resetting the router to factory default settings clears out all setting changes you have ever made. In simple words, you will need to set the username and password to protect your device and customize basic settings as per your requirements.
In order to do so, look for the button namely reset. It is placed at the back or bottom side in a small hole. As soon as you find it, make use of a paper clip to push the button. Hold it around 20 seconds or until its lights start to blink and it restarts. Whenever you are done with this process, you should be able to connect to the Internet.
After resetting, make sure to log in to mywifiext.net and change settings as per your choice.
- Update router firmware
Ensure that your access point is running the latest firmware. For those who are too new to the term, the firmware is router’s operating system that is particularly intended to run on your device. Generally, manufacturers introduce updates from time to time. So, don’t forget to install the latest version of firmware as soon as it gets available.
Newest versions come with security and bug fixes, improving your device performance to a great instant. To update your firmware, log in to mywifiext by entering IP address in the URL bar of a web browser. Next, under maintenance section, check firmware update option. In case there’s a new version is available, install and download it immediately. Some device may require you to first save the file on your PC and then click on it to install.
- Reorganize your network
You can disable and reinstall your network adaptors and also set the networking working components reverse to their original and unique settings. Your windows computer will forget your Ethernet and WiFi network along with passwords and your VPN connection as well. By doing this, it will delete all the stored data of yours that includes VPN connections, login credentials, WiFi details, etc.
If you are using a Windows 10 computer, go to the start button followed by typing Network Reset. After following this process, a new window will display giving you a warning about the disadvantages that will harm your network. Don’t worry, just click on Reset Now button and restart your entire system again. This will remove all the malicious files and malware from your computer. You might want to reinstall other networking software such as VPN.
- Call your Internet Service provider
The job profile of your Internet Service Provider is to keep their users up to date about their devices and also to ensure that they and their entire networking system are 24×7 connected with the Internet. You just have to bring modem, router, and wired devices into the same room. In case the above-given steps do not work for you, then don’t hesitate, do not draw yourself into deepest frustration, just grab your cell phone and call your ISP immediately.
So, these were our tips to resolve WiFi connected but no Internet access issue. If you have your own tips, remember to share them through the comments section below. We will surely include them in our list.